and from some point after that in the square, we could not proceed. we would try, i mean, we tried our best, but we couldn't proceed. >> were you scared to go in the streets yesterday? >> oh, yes. and we didn't know what was coming, so we were scared. but when i saw so many people being back like in the old days, that was really exciting. >> at some point, was there violence? >> well, yes. as they did not let us proceed, we had to kind of fight to make our way. but at some point, we couldn't -- i mean, there was too much violence, so we couldn't proceed. >> we've heard reports of police using tear gas, using batons to beat demonstrators, making arrests. did you see any of that? >> oh, yes, that's routine. that's the risk we expected.